Publications and Technical Reports

- 1999 Ordinal Data Modeling (with Val Johnson), Springer-Verlag.
- 1996 Bayesian Computation Using Minitab, Wadsworth.

- 1999 Using Model/Data Simulations to Detect Streakiness (with Patricia Williamson). Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.
- 1998 Sequential Ordinal Modeling with Applications to Survival Data" (with Sid Chib). Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.
- 1998 Using a Sample Survey Project to Compare Classical and Bayesian Approaches for Teaching Statistical Inference" Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.
- 1997 Bayesian Methods for Cumulative, Sequential and Two-step Ordinal Data Regression Models (with Sid Chib). Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.

- 1999-1 Criticism of a hierarchical model using Bayes factors. Statistics in Medicine, 18, 287-305.

- 1999-2 Item response modeling (with Malay Ghosh), to appear in Generalized Linear Models: A Bayesian Perspective, Dey, Ghosh and Mallick, eds.

- 1998-1 The Homerun Hitting of Mike Schmidt. [ Postscript ] [ HTML ] Chance, Vol 11, No 3, 3-11.

- 1998-2 Sabermetrics , Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences, Vol 3, Kotz and Read, eds.

- 1998-3 Bayesian analysis of probit models (with Sid Chib), Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences, Vol 3, Kotz and Read, eds.

- 1997-1 Bayesian testing and estimation of association in a two-way contingency table. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 92, 685-693.

- 1997-2 Bayesian tests and model diagnostics in conditionally independent hierarchical models (with Sid Chib). Journal of the American Statistical Association, 92, 916-925.

- 1997-3 Teaching Bayes' rule: a data-oriented approach. The American Statistician, 51, 247-253.

- 1997-4 MATLAB as an Environment for Bayesian Computation. Proceedings of the Section of Bayesian Statistical Science of the American Statistical Association.

- 1996-1 Bayesian selection of log-linear models. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 24, 327-347.

- 1996-2 Bayesian probit modeling of binary repeated measures data with an application to a cross-over trial (with Sid Chib). Bayesian Biostatistics Casebook , D. Berry and D. Stangl, editors, Marcel Dekker.

- 1996-3 Computation in Bayesian Econometrics: An Introduction to Markov Chain Monte Carlo (with Sid Chib). Advances in Econometrics Vol. 11, Part A, C. Hill and T. Fomby, editors, JAI Press.

- 1996-4 A MCMC algorithm to fit a general exchangeable model. Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, 25, 573-592.

- 1995-1 Bayesian residual analysis for binary response regression models (with Sid Chib). Biometrika, 82, 747-759.

- 1995-2 Teaching inference about proportions using Bayes and discrete models. The Journal of Statistical Education, v.3, n.3.

- 1994-1 A Bayesian approach to estimation of GPA's of University of Iowa freshmen under order restrictions. Journal of Educational Statistics , 19, 1-22.

- 1994-2 Selecting the normal population with the best regression value - a Bayesian approach (with D. Fong and M. Chow). Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 40, 97-111.

- 1994-3 Exploring baseball hitting data: what about those breakdown statistics. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 89, 1066-1074.

- 1994-4 Review of the resampling method of teaching statistics (with Mark Berliner), The American Statistician, 48, 129-131.

- 1993-1 Bayesian inference of autoregressive time series with mean and variance subject to Markov jumps (with S. Chib). Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 11, 1-15.

- 1993-2 Bayesian regression analysis of binary and polychotomous response data (with S. Chib). Journal of the American Statistical Association, 88, 657-667.

- 1993-3 Teaching Bayesian statistics using sampling methods and MINITAB. The American Statistician , 47, 182-191.

- 1993-4 Discussion of "A Statistical Analysis of Hitting Streaks in Baseball" by S. Christian Albright. Journal of the American Statistical Association , 88, 1184-1188.

- 1993-5 Answering questions about baseball using statistics (with Bill James and Hal Stern). Chance, 6, 17-22.

- 1992-1 Algorithms for Bayesian computing and Mathematica. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Symposium on the Interface of Computer Science and Statistics.

- 1992-2 Invited discussion of "Parametrization issues in Bayesian inference" by Hills and Smith. Bayesian Statistics 4 (Proceedings of the Third Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics) .

- 1992-3 Using a probability plot to summarize a unimodal posterior density. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis., 14, 193-205.

- 1992-4 A Bayesian analysis of a Poisson random effects model for homerun hitters. The American Statistician 46, 246-253.

- 1992-5 Bayesian estimation of normal ogive response curves using Gibbs sampling. Journal of Educational Statistics 17, 251-269.

- 1992-6 Bayesian estimation of the polychoric correlation coefficient. Journal of Computational Statistics and Simulation., 44, 47-61.

- 1991-1 Discussion on papers by Geweke, Wolpert, Evans, Oh and Kass, et. al. Contemporary Mathematics , Vol. 115.

- 1991-2 A class of distributions for robustness studies (with M. Delampady and W. Polasek). Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 28, 291-304.

- 1990 A Bayesian Test for a Two-Way Contingency Table Using Independence Priors. Canadian Journal of Statistics 18, 347-363.

- 1989-1 Nuisance parameters and the use of exploratory graphical methods in a Bayesian analysis. The American Statistician., 43, 191-196.

- 1989-2 A Bayesian approach to some overdispersion models (with P.A. Pepple). Canadian Journal of Statistics 17, 333-344.

- 1988-1 Estimation of a Poisson mean using discrete mixtures of conjugate priors. Comm. Statist., A, 17, 245-261.

- 1988-2 Computational methods using a Bayesian hierarchical generalized linear model. J. Amer. Statist. Assoc. 83, 1037-1045.

- 1988-3 Bayesian estimation methods for Poisson means using a hierarchical log-linear model. Bayesian Statistics 3 (Proceedings of the Third Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics), 519-531.

- 1987-1 Empirical Bayes estimation in contingency tables. Comm. Statist., A, 16, 2459-2485.

- 1987-2 Bayesian estimation of odds ratios under independence and exchangeable models. J. Statist. Comput. Simul., 27, 251-268.

- 1985-1 Bayesian methods for binomial data with applications to a nonresponse problem (with A. K. Gupta). J. Amer. Statist. Assoc., 80, 167-173.

- 1985-2 A Bayesian treatment of nonresponse when sampling from a dichotomous population. Comm. Statist., A, 14,947-961.

- 1985-3 Bayesian estimation methods for incomplete two-way contingency tables using prior beliefs of association. In Bayesian Statistics 2 (Proceedings of the Second Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics) , 589-602.

- 1985-4 Simultaneous estimation of Poisson means under exchangeable and independence models. J. Statist. Comput. Simul., 23, 1-14.

- 1984 Empirical Bayes estimation of a set of binomial probabilities. J. Statist. Comput. Simul., 20, 129-144.

- 1983-1 Estimation in contingency tables using prior information (with A. K. Gupta). J. Roy. Statist. Soc., Ser. B , 45, 60-69.

- 1983-2 A pseudo-Bayes confidence region for p Poisson means. J. Statist. Comput. Simul., 17, 11-29.

- 1983-3 Models for reflecting prior beliefs of association in contingency tables (with A. K. Gupta). Comm. Statist., A, 12, 1241-1260.

- 1983-4 Bayesian estimation methods for 2x2 contingency tables using mixtures of Dirichlet distributions (with A. K. Gupta). J. Amer. Statist. Assoc., 78, 708-717.

- 1982 Mixtures of Dirichlet distributions and estimation in contingency tables (with A. K. Gupta). Ann. Statist., 10, 1261-1268.

- 1981-1 Simultaneous estimation of Poisson means. J. Multivariate Analysis , 11, 400-417.

- 1981-2 Pseudo-Bayes estimation of multinomial proportions. Comm. Statist., A, 10, 1587-1611.

- 1981-3 Bayesian estimation in 2x2 contingency tables (with A. K. Gupta). Proceedings of the Social Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association, 1980, 461-466.

- 1993 Bayesian model checking for binary and categorical response data (with Sid Chib). Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.

- 1993 A practical Bayes approach for longitudinal probit regression models with random effects (with Sid Chib). Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.

- 1992 Applying a Markov switching model to baseball hitting data. Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.

- 1992 Teaching statistical inference using Bayes. Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.

- 1991 Exploring baseball statistics: measuring batting performance. Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.

- 1984 Estimation of a normal mean using mixtures of normal priors. Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.

- 1983 A gamma-minimax approach for estimating a binomial probability. Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.

- 1989 On the use of power transformations to simplify posterior distributions. Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.

- 1981 Bayes estimation of multivariate hypergeometric proportions with applications to contingency tables (with A. K. Gupta). Technical Report No. 81-09, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University.

- 1979 Robust Bayes estimation. Mimeograph Series No. 79-9, Department of Statistics, Purdue University.